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Pierce the Charade

Pierce the Charadeby Michael DoyleOne thing I’ve discovered recentlyIs that I am capable of acting decentlyBut if the world could see my inspirationMaybe there’d be cause to doubt my motivationStill it is that I struggle for my bestAnd my failings, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Certain Amount of Opposition Is A Great Help To A Man. Kites Rise Against, Not With, the Wind

“A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against, not with, the wind.” – John Neal, author and critic (25 Aug 1793-1876)

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Be Your Own Hero

Be Your Own Heroby Michael DoyleIncurable as a dreaming heroStubborn as a seeming zeroWe play our parts in masqueradeEach day lived within its charadeHiding ourselves behind the music we playCaught up in front of screens all dayBecause we cannot be … Continue reading

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Depths of Despair

How much sadness can one little girl’s heart hold?  More than the number of angels that can dance on the head of an infinite pinhead. Depths of Despair by Michael Doyle In the depths of despair Her life out of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Justice Consists Not In Being Neutral Between Right and Wrong, But Finding Out the Right and Upholding It, Wherever Found, Against the Wrong

“Justice consists not in being neutral between right and wrong, but finding out the right and upholding it, wherever found, against the wrong.” – Theodore Roosevelt    

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First Principles: Guard Against the Impostures of Pretended Patriotism

“Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.” – George Washington (1796)        

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First Principles: Guard Against the Impostures of False Patriotism

“Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.” – George Washington (1796)    

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